Radar Tip Of The Day 25: Reptar

Reptar were the most talked-up discovery at this year’s SXSW. The Athens band bring a slapstick cartoony sense of giddy fun to the elecltro indie-pop party. I saw one Austin show where they literally took the roof off.

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They were playing in the carpark of automotive repair shop, and the temporary structure they were playing under caught the wind and actually took off mid-song, crashing down onto the sounddesk to their left. They did a god job of keeping-up playing regardless.